At Best Startup Canada we track over 100,000 Canadian startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top British Columbia based CEO’ operating in the Lifestyle space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder & CEO of Fable
Joe Parenteau currently works as the Co-Founder and CEO for Fablehome.
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About Fable: Fable is a dinnerware company that sells premium tableware made by artisans from recycled clay.
Chief Executive Officer of VITALI Wear
Cindy received her formal education in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia, and has been fortunate enough to have studied Yoga and trained with the best. Her unconventional background combining the external creativity of engineering and the internal search of yoga and meditation led her to become an entrepreneur who defines her own path. As an engineer, yoga instructor and entrepreneur, the biggest problem she’s inspired to solve is the pandemic technology-drunkenness in modern lifestyle. She’s passionate about bridging technology and wellness together. Currently, she’s leading her start-up Vitali Wear to create next-generation of smart clothing for everyday wellbeing. Starting with breathing better, having better posture and becoming more mindful.
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About VITALI Wear: VITALI Wear provides smart Apparels, bridging innovation and wellness through haptic wearable technology.
Co-Founder & CEO of LETT
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About LETT: LETT is a rental marketplace connecting relocators to their perfect neighborhoods around the world based on lifestyle and relocation needs.
Co-Founder & CEO of Aisle
Passionate about business and leadership, Suzanne is a CPA-turned-entrepreneur dedicated to promoting social change through business. With over 30 years of financial and executive management experience, Suzanne leads Aisle, an award-winning impact venture recognized for its social and environmental leadership. Suzanne leverages her financial expertise and creative business acumen to successfully manufacture a world-class collection of sustainable menstrual products to consumers who care about their health and the planet.
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About Aisle: Aisle is a groundbreaking sustainable menstrual health brand and globally respected leader in innovative menstrual care.
Founder & CEO of Social Nature
A social entrepreneur, Annalea is a passionate individual whose mission to bring natural products to the masses inspires those around her.
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About Social Nature: Social Nature is a social product sampling community that helps people #trynatural.
Jennifer Maloney Adab
Founder & CEO of Brix Media Co.
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About Brix Media Co.: Brix Media Co. is North America’s leading PR & Influencer Marketing Agency focused on social innovation.
Founder and CEO of Agartee Technology Inc.
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About Agartee Technology Inc.: Agartee Vibe System is designed to track and monitor sleep and daily activities to ensure the user is maintaining a healthy lifestyle.